Design & Build Cardboard Canoe Race

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers is hosting the annual Design & Build Cardboard Canoe Race on Saturday, September 30 at 1:00 p.m. Location: Stillwater River by the Steamplant Parking Lot Register Now! $20 Per Team Up to 4 people per canoe Contact for further details and to register  

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Faculty member awarded CAREER award to study voice.

MEE professor receives NSF CAREER Award

The Associated Press reported Xudong Zheng, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Maine, has been awarded more than a half-million dollars from the National Science Foundation to study the human voice. The project will use computer models to look at sound production. Zheng says better understanding of vocal function can improve […]

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2017 Clean Snowmobile Team

UMaine Clean Snowmobile Team Brings Home 2nd from SAE World Congress

April 2017 The University of Maine, Mechanical Engineering Clean Snowmobile capstone team traveled to Detroit to take part in the WCX17 SAE World Congress 2017. The team was extremely excited to win second place in the student exhibit competition while in Detroit! Team Members: Ben Chelberg, Tia Perry, Cameron Dick, Mitchell Burgess, Eric Stuckey, Chris […]

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Dick Hill leaves a legacy story

A legend leaves a legacy

Richard C. “Dick” Hill was professor emeritus of mechanical engineering and director emeritus of the Department of Industrial Cooperation at the University of Maine, where he taught for 46 years. He passed away in July 2016. Hill epitomized the life of a professor who wove himself into the fabric of a university community, so much […]

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PhD student researching waves

UMaine engineers make waves in naval architecture

A tiny storm rages at the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center. Simulated wind and waves beat against the hull of a model FPSO vessel in conditions comparable to a 100-year storm off the coast of western Africa. Watching from the side of the wind-wave basin in the Alfond W2 Ocean Engineering Laboratory, […]

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